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Abhijit Iyer-Mitra arrested by Odisha police for Sun Temple Remark

Abhijit Iyer-Mitra arrested by Odisha police for Sun Temple Remark

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  24 Oct 2018 11:39 AM GMT

Bhubaneswar: Security analyst and columnist Abhijit Iyer-Mitra was on Tuesday arrested for his alleged derogatory remarks against the Sun Temple and Odisha culture.

The Commissionerate Police arrested Iyer-Mitra after hours of interrogation at an undisclosed location in Bhubaneswar.

Police Commissioner Satyajit Mohanty said Iyer-Mitra was arrested in connection with a criminal case registered against him at Saheed Nagar Police Station on September 20. He has been booked under IPC Sections 294, 295A, 153A, 500, 506 and Section 67 of the Information Technology Act. (IANS)

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